Mount Desert Island

  • Description: Overview:

Proposed 30 unit community currently in the design and planning phase. 

Key Partners:

Coldham Architects and Bar Harbor Housing Authority

Energy Efficiency Measures:

Plan C Base- Unconditioned basement with R-19 insulation in basement ceiling; 2x4 wood framed walls with R-24.5 insulation; R-19 insulation on floor of full attic; high performance Low-E triple pane windows (U=0.34, SHGC=0.32); HRV with 31.2 CFM exhaust only ventilation; ACH (natural)=0.20; 0.84 AFUE LP gas furnace; 40 gal. 0.56 EF propane DWH; Propane EnergyStar appliances; 14% Fluorescent lighting Plan A Large- Conditioned finished basement with R-29 foundation wall insulation; 2x6 wood framed walls with R-24.5 insulation; Full catherdral ceiling with R-42 insulation along roof deck; high performance Low-E triple pane windows (U=0.36, SHGC=0.32); HRV with 54.1 CFM exhaust only ventilation; ACH (natural)=0.20; 0.84 AFUE LP gas furnace, 40 gal. 0.56 EF propane DWH; Propane EnergyStar appliances; 14% Fluorescent lighting

Other Features:

  • End Type: No
  • Regional Office: Boston
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Modified: 2007-07-03
  • Visit: No

Specification 4230

  • Percent Energy Savings: 7
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Modified: 2008-05-05 00:00:00
  • Floor Plan: Unknown
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Space Heating Capacity: 0.0

Specification 4231

  • Percent Energy Savings: 23
  • Submitted: No
  • Approved: Yes
  • Editor: Bob Hendron
  • Modified: 2007-10-02 00:00:00
  • Model Name: Plan C Base
  • Floor Plan: Bar Harbor Housing - Mount Desert Island
  • House Type: Unknown
  • Number of Stories: 2.0
  • Number of Bedrooms: 2
  • Floor Area: 868.0
  • Roof Framing: Vented attic - truss framing
  • Roof R Value: 19.0
  • Roof Radiant: No
  • Wall Framing: Wood - 2x4 - 16 in o.c.
  • Wall R Value: 24.5
  • Wall Radiant: No
  • Foundation Type: Unconditioned basement
  • Foundation Insulation: None
  • Foundation Upgrades: Unconditioned basement, R-19 insulation in the basement ceiling
  • Window Glazing: Other
  • Window Framing: Wood
  • Window U Value: 0.340000003576
  • Window SHGC: 0.319999992847
  • Window Glazing Area: 160.119995117
  • Window Upgrades: High performance triple pane, low-E windows, U=0.34, SHGC=0.32
  • Space Heating Type: Gas furnace
  • Space Heating Capacity: 21.0
  • Space Heating Efficiency: 84.0
  • Space Heating Efficiency Type: % AFUE
  • Space Heating Location: Basement
  • Space Heating Energy Proto: 30.0
  • Space Heating Energy: 50.0
  • Space Heating Upgrades: 0.84 AFUE LP gas furnace, unducted system
  • Lighting Energy: 14.0
  • Lighting Energy Proto: 14.0
  • Light Appliance: 38.0
  • Light Appliance Proto: 34.0
  • Cooling Type: None
  • Air Tight Upgrades: ACH (natural)= 0.20
  • Vent Type: Controlled exhaust
  • Vent Control: Scheduled (runs for certain hours)
  • Vent Capacity: 31.0
  • IAQ Upgrades: HRV with 31.2 CFM exhaust only system
  • Hot Water Type: Other
  • Hot Water Location: Interior closet
  • Hot Water Capacity: 40.0
  • Hot Water Efficiency: 0.560000002384
  • Hot Water Energy Proto: 17.0
  • Hot Water Energy: 21.0
  • Hot Water Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Hot Water Upgrades: 40 gal. 0.56 EF Propane DWH
  • Benchmark Version: v2.6.04
  • Total Energy Use: 123.0
  • Total Energy Use Proto: 95.0
  • Percent Energy Savings: 23.0
  • Total Energy Savings: 23.0

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Author Brad Oberg
Maintainer Brad Oberg
Last Updated September 16, 2016, 22:09 (Etc/UTC)
Created September 16, 2016, 22:08 (Etc/UTC)
Construction Type New Construction
Evaluation Level Test House
Climate Cold
City Mount Desert Island
State ME
Zip Code 99999
Phase Before 2010
Project Start Date 1970-01-01
Project Estimated End Date 1970-01-01
Project Actual End Date 1970-01-01
Completed House Count 1
Expected House Count 30
Energy Savings Percentage 15
Average Estimated Annual Source Energy (MMBtu) 1
Average Conditioned Floor Area (sqft) 1

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